Food Services


Patient Meals

Older male eating room service mealSt. John’s offers room service dining for all patients. Patients can order room service between the hours of 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. by calling MEALS (ext. 63257). Meals will be delivered within 45 minutes. Please note lunch orders start at 10:30 a.m.

Boxed meals, as well as beverages, gelatins, puddings, crackers, popsicles and ice cream cups are available from the nursing staff between the hours of 10 p.m. – 6 a.m. Dietitians are available to explain any special dietary needs ordered by your doctor. 

Guest Trays

Guest trays are available for $8.50 per tray, payable with credit or debit card only. Guests can order from the room service menu by calling MEALS (ext. 63257)

Visitor Meals

The Cafeteria is located on the first floor of the main hospital.   

Hot Food Hours:
Breakfast: 6 - 9:45 a.m.
Lunch: 10:45 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Dinner: 4 - 8 p.m.
Late Night: 12:30 a.m. - 3 a.m.

The cafeteria is closed: from 8 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. and 3 - 6 a.m., but vending machines are available 24/7.


Hop 'n Go Cafe

Hop n Go cafe logo
The Hop 'n Go cafe is located in the lobby of St. John's Children's Hospital. Hours are 6 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. The cafe features kid-friendly meals and snacks, as well as on-the-go items such as chicken salad, Caesar salad and fresh fruit.


St. John's Bistro

The Bistro, located in St. John’s Pavilion. It offers Starbucks® coffee roast spectrum, iced and hot espresso-based beverages, coffee- and crème-based Frappuccino® blended beverages and Tazo® hot and iced teas.Breakfast items, soups, sandwiches, wraps, salads and bakery items are also available. Hours are 6:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The Daily Grind 

The Daily Grind, located in the main lobby of the hospital, is open 6 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. It offers coffee, espresso-based hot, iced and frozen drinks, pastries, sandwiches and salads. 


Located in the Prairie Heart Institute, lobby level, hours are 7:30 am - 2:30 pm, Monday - Friday.

Boccardi's Express Cafe

Women and Children's Clinic Lobby, 400 N. Ninth St.
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Gourmet coffees, espresso, cookies and pastries. Take-out heat and serve pasta items, as well as pizzas are also available. Boccardi's will cook pizzas for customers who call ahead. 

Vending machines

Vending machines are accessible 24 hours a day in the following areas:
  • Inside the east entrance to the Cafeteria off of Cafeteria Avenue
  • Surgery Family Lounges on the 2nd floor in the Pavilion
  • Hallway west of the Carol Jo Vecchie Women and Children's Center Lobby
  • Emergency Department waiting area